Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for SB 1404
Senate . House
Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and
General Government (Powell) recommended the following:
1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (178232) (with title
4 Between lines 517 and 518
6 Section 12. Section 633.136, Florida Statutes, is amended
7 to read:
8 633.136 Fire and Emergency Incident Information Reporting
9 Program; duties; fire reports.—
10 (1)(a) The Fire and Emergency Incident Information
11 Reporting Program is created within the division. The program
13 1. Establish and maintain an electronic communication
14 system capable of transmitting fire and emergency incident
15 information to and between fire service providers
17 2. Initiate a Fire and Emergency Incident Information
18 Reporting System that shall be responsible for:
19 a. Receiving fire and emergency incident information from
20 fire service providers protection agencies.
21 b. Preparing and disseminating annual reports to the
22 Governor, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House
23 of Representatives, fire service providers protection agencies,
24 and, upon request, the public. Each report shall include, but
25 not be limited to, the information listed in the National Fire
26 Incident Reporting System.
27 c. Upon request, providing other states and federal
28 agencies with fire and emergency incident data of this state.
29 3. Adopt rules to effectively and efficiently implement,
30 administer, manage, maintain, and use the Fire and Emergency
31 Incident Information Reporting Program. The rules shall be
32 considered minimum requirements and shall not preclude a fire
33 service provider protection agency from implementing its own
34 requirements which may not conflict with the rules of the
36 4. By rule, establish procedures and a format for each fire
37 service provider protection agency to voluntarily monitor its
38 records and submit reports to the program.
39 5. Maintain Establish an electronic information database
40 that is accessible and searchable by fire service providers
41 protection agencies.
42 (b) The division shall consult with the Florida Forest
43 Service of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
44 and the State Surgeon General of the Department of Health to
45 coordinate data, ensure accuracy of the data, and limit
46 duplication of efforts in data collection, analysis, and
48 (2) The Fire and Emergency Incident Information System
49 Technical Advisory Panel is created within the division. The
50 panel shall advise, review, and recommend to the State Fire
51 Marshal with respect to the requirements of this section. The
52 membership of the panel shall consist of the following 15
53 members :
54 (a) The current 13 members of the Firefighters Employment,
55 Standards, and Training Council as established in s. 633.402.
56 (b) One member from the Florida Forest Service of the
57 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, appointed by
58 the director of the Florida Forest Service.
59 (c) One member from the Department of Health, appointed by
60 the State Surgeon General.
61 (3) As used in For the purpose of this section, the term
62 “fire service provider” has the same meaning as in s. 633.102
63 “fire protection agency” shall be defined by rule by the
65 Section 13. Subsection (1) of section 633.402, Florida
66 Statutes, is amended to read:
67 633.402 Firefighters Employment, Standards, and Training
68 Council; organization; meetings; quorum; compensation; seal;
69 special powers; firefighter training.—
70 (1) There is created within the department a Firefighters
71 Employment, Standards, and Training Council of 15 14 members.
72 (a) The members shall be appointed as follows:
73 1. Two fire chiefs appointed by the Florida Fire Chiefs
75 2. Two firefighters, who are not officers, appointed by the
76 Florida Professional Firefighters Association.
77 3. Two firefighter officers, who are not fire chiefs,
78 appointed by the State Fire Marshal.
79 4. One individual appointed by the Florida League of
81 5. One individual appointed by the Florida Association of
83 6. One individual appointed by the Florida Association of
84 Special Districts.
85 7. One individual appointed by the Florida Fire Marshals’
86 and Inspectors’ Association.
87 8. One employee of the Florida Forest Service of the
88 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services appointed by the
89 director of the Florida Forest Service.
90 9. One individual appointed by the State Fire Marshal.
91 10. One director or instructor of a state-certified
92 firefighting training facility appointed by the State Fire
94 11. One individual The remaining member, who shall be
95 appointed by the State Fire Marshal, who may not be a member or
96 representative of the firefighting profession or of any local
98 12. One individual from the Department of Health, appointed
99 by the Surgeon General.
100 (b) To be eligible for appointment as a member under
101 subparagraph (a)1., subparagraph (a)2., subparagraph (a)3.,
102 subparagraph (a)8., or subparagraph (a)10., a person must have
103 had at least 4 years’ experience in the firefighting profession.
104 Members shall serve only as long as they continue to meet the
105 criteria under which they were appointed, or unless a member has
106 failed to appear at three consecutive and properly noticed
107 meetings unless excused by the chair.
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110 And the title is amended as follows:
111 Delete line 964
112 and insert:
113 insurance; amending s. 633.136, F.S.; replacing fire
114 protection agencies in the Fire and Emergency Incident
115 Information Reporting Program with fire service
116 providers and defining the term; revising the
117 composition of the Fire and Emergency Incident
118 Information System Technical Advisory Panel; amending
119 s. 633.402, F.S.; revising the composition of the
120 Firefighters Employment, Standards, and Training
121 Council; creating s. 633.217, F.S.; prohibiting